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From PLAYMOBIL With Love: toy company releases James Bond Aston Martin DB5 – Goldfinger Edition

One of the most iconic cars in cinematic history, James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5, has been released today by PLAYMOBIL. The legendary vehicle from Goldfinger (1964) is synonymous with the 007 film series and has now been adapted into an authentic replica by PLAYMOBIL for the first time, in a …

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Toy Shop UK reveals the 2021 Independent Toy Awards Winners

STEAM-inspired play, sustainability, and pop culture licensing have emerged as key themes among the winners of this year’s Independent Toy Awards, revealed this week by the awards’ organiser, Toy Shop UK. The 14th annual iteration of the coveted awards, the ITA have been established in order to showcase what the …

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Shelf space is the final frontier as Playmobil launches the Star Trek Starship Enterprise play-set

Shelf space: the final frontier. Oh yes, it’s happened; toy maker Playmobil is bridging time and space to release the fruits of a new collaborative alliance with ViacomCBS, for a whole new voyage for the Starship Enterprise this September. Yet another play for the kidult and collectors space – following …

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Mattel, Playmobil and Just Play strengthen Spirit toy lines as new film rolls out across EMEA

Universal Brand Development has launched a cross-category consumer products programme centered on the latest chapter in the DreamWorks Animation Spirit franchise, as the new animated feature film, Spirit Untamed rolls out across EMEA this summer. Having premiered in Central London last weekend at an event attended by celebrities and their …

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Playmobil to launch first series of Asterix play-sets in 2022

The iconic comic book and movie character Asterix is getting a Playmobil makeover via a new partnership between the toymaker and the Asterix brand owner, Les Editions Albert Rene. Under the partnership, a series of play-sets will be developed, marking the first time that Asterix and his sidekick Obelix have …

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Playmobil teases major new partnership with classic TV IP The A Team

Playmobil could be igniting the passions of kidult audiences across the UK once again with another heavy dose of nostalgia. And this time it’s taking the form of The A Team. Playmobil UK has teased a new partnership in the retro property space, releasing an 11-second snippet via social media …

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Hornby, LEGO, Playmobil and Zuru make Licensing International Excellence Awards short list

Hornby Hobbies, LEGO, Playmobil, and Zuru have joined a list of major global toy brands in the running for industry recognition at the 2021 Licensing International Excellence Awards taking place in August. Items such as Hornby’s The Beatles Eurostar Yellow submarine Model Train Set or LEGO’s Andy Warhol LEGO Art …

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Playmobil details launch of Dino Rise and Dino Rise – The Legend of Dino Rock on YouTube

Playmobil is winding back the clock just a few millennia with the hotly anticipated launch of its new dinosaur adventure, Dino Rise at the end of the month. The new themed launch is accompanied by its own CGI animated series, Dino Rise – The Legend of Dino Rock, which, having …

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Nostalgia trip | From Hungry Hungry Hippos to Pound Puppies, Brits reveal their best-loved toys of the 1980s

Hungry Hungry Hippos, Pound Puppies, and the TreeTots Family Treehouse have all been named among the top ten most era-defining toys of the 1980s, according to a survey of some 40,000 nostalgic British parents this year.  Taking participants on a trip down memory lane to an age dominated by terrestrial …

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